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Gaming Podcast 115: Poo Poo’ed It

March 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This week we’re working with our skeleton crew, Don was stuck at work so we’re flying duelies. Speaking of duelies, we’re flashing back to Rise of the Triad and covering some gaming history on Ralph Baer, a very important person in the gaming industry. This week, in the news, we’re a bit Wii centric with: […]

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Tags: Episode · Nintendo · Podcast · popcap · Show Notes · Wii

Rumor: Wii Motion Plus Delays

March 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Wii Motion Plus is Nintendo’s next big hardware up sell, an add-on that should make the Wii controller more realistic and flexible when playing highly sensitive “real movement” games. The hardware has been looked at by many in the industry as fixing imperfections in the current hardware, a patch of sorts. The Wii Motion Plus […]

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Tags: Editorial · Nintendo · Rumors · Wii

The Beatle’s Change Wii Price Point, Rock Band Style

March 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

By now everyone is used to paying more for Rock Band than meets the eye. The game disc is usually packed in several bundles for guitars, drums and, of course, stand alone. With The Beatles: Rock Band, MTV Games plans to release one product SKU, a game only disc. That game only disc, on the […]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · rock band · Wii

id Software Interested in Nintendo’s Wii

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Nintendo is seeing some great successes with their console — duh. What is the best way to provide evidence that Nintendo has a hit with their new little white console? Perhaps the bright blue eyes of id Software? Originally, it was said that id Software wasn’t really interested in developing games for the Wii, perhaps […]

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Tags: Editorial · id software · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

Small Games Make Big Waves

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

The game industry is doing “okay” in this bad economic time compared to other industries.  Primarily, Nintendo is rocking the house with their games, hand-held’s and consoles while mobile developers are showing some great successes in the industry. Many success stories in our industry are based on small titles, downloadable games of the more “casual” […]

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Tags: Casual Games · Editorial · iPhone · Microsoft · Mobile · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Wii · WiiWare · Xbox 360

Wii Will Beat PS2 in Sales, PS3 Like GameCube?

January 20th, 2009 · 15 Comments

If the sales continue as they have been for Nintendo and their little white Wii, you’ll be looking at the top-dog for overall console says–best selling console ever. This would push Sony’s PlayStation 2 to the second spot of awesome console victories over the last seven generations of gaming hardware. Before Sony fans unite to […]

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Tags: Editorial · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

MumboJumbo Making Luxor 3 For Wii

December 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Casual gamers will be glad to know one of the big publishers of casual games will be publishing Luxor 3 for the Wii console, perhaps this will be one of many to come. While large console based developers like Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and others are trying to make casual games for the Wii but MumboJumbo’s […]

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Tags: Casual Games · Wii

Wii vs. PS3 in Japan: The Console Slaughter

November 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Famitsu Magazine is reporting the Nintendo console, Wii, has managed to sell 7-million units in Japan. This is roughly three times the number of Sony’s PlayStation 3, the console with superior graphics and power. Japan isn’t about graphics and power or they’re not a fan of the high priced PlayStation 3. The three times factor […]

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Tags: Industry News · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

PlayStation 3 Online Community Matches 360

November 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Although PlayStation 3 is still third in worldwide sales, behind the Xbox 360 by about 5-million units, the PS3 community services now have as many online gamers as Xbox 360 says Sony. Sony posted on their blog saying, “with 14 million active accounts and 273 million pieces of content downloaded, we know that you’re thirsting […]

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Tags: Editorial · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

Rhythm Gaming Saturation Point?

November 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm Gaming is all the rage, or is it? Turns out Guitar Hero: World Tour didn’t meet or exceed the figures they hit with Guitar Hero III. Where GH3 brought in $115 million in the first week, GHWT brought in $67 million in the same time frame. Why? There are plenty of factors that could […]

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